Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our own table.
Quote by W H Auden
W H Auden Quotes
Almost all of our relationships begin and most of them continue as forms of mutual...
A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
Men will pay large sums to whores for telling them they are not bores.
The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money,...
History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology...
Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.
One cannot walk through an assembly factory and not feel that one is in Hell.
We must love one another or die.
All that we are not stares back at what we are.
We are here on Earth to do good to others. What the others are here...
If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me
Choice of attention - to pay attention to this and ignore that - is to...
Music can be made anywhere, is invisible and does not smell.
Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among...
The image of myself which I try to create in my own mind in order...
Sob, heavy world Sob as you spin, Mantled in mist Remote from the happy.
Drama is based on the Mistake. I think someone is my friend when he really...
Healing, Papa would tell me, is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing...
A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them....
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.